Tyler News

    November 9, 2022

    Luke Green (BArch '21, MArch '23) Receives AIA Pennsylvania Architectural Excellence Student Achievement Award

    Author: Emily Herbein

    Luke Green (BArch ‘21, MArch ‘23) has been selected as Temple’s recipient of AIA Pennsylvania’s Architectural Excellence Student Achievement Award. The award highlights one student per accredited school for their exceptional scholastic achievement and future promise, and their readiness to take on the challenges and responsibilities of the work required in the field of architecture. Other accredited Pennsylvania universities participating include Carnegie Mellon, Drexel, Jefferson, Marywood, Penn State, and the University of Pennsylvania.  Read More

    October 25, 2022

    Tyler Remembers Susan Moore, Vibrant Professor Emerita of Painting

    Author: Emily Herbein

    Susan Moore, Professor Emerita of Painting, sadly passed away on September 29. Moore first came to Tyler in 1979, taught briefly at Washington University in St. Louis, and then returned to Tyler and taught at Temple Rome, Elkins Park, and Main Campus until her retirement in 2020. Dean Susan Cahan remembers Moore as a “beloved painting and drawing professor who stretched her students to grow in ways they didn’t expect, truly embodying the Tyler mission to encourage students to exceed their own expectations.”  Read More

    October 11, 2022

    MEd Alum Critiques Public Education Through Art

    Author: Emily Herbein

    Tyler alum Mike Smaczylo (MEd '20), a teacher at Kensington Health Sciences Academy, was recently profiled by The Philadelphia Inquirer about his exhibition Reimagining Monoliths, which explores his vision of Philadelphia through 10 silk-screened posters, currently at the Da Vinci Art Alliance. Smaczylo calls his work "a testament to the disinvestment in public schools," writes Kristen Graham, and features McClure Elementary in Hunting Park, Tilden Middle School in Southwest Philadelphia, and Ellen Elementary in Germantown.  Read More

    October 5, 2022

    Architecture Students Host Juried Exhibition in Stella Elkins Tyler Gallery

    Author: Emily Herbein

    The American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) chapter at Temple University is hosting a juried exhibition of drawings and posters ranging from freshman through graduate levels of Tyler's architecture program, organized by AIAS President Ranzen Ocampo (BArch ‘23) and faculty advisor Chris McAdams, Assistant Professor of Instruction. Work will be on display in the Stella Elkins Tyler Gallery from October 3 through October 22.  Read More

    October 4, 2022

    Professor Clifton Fordham on the Building Blocks of Tyler's Facilities Management Program

    Author: Emily Herbein

    Clifton Fordham, Associate Professor and Program Head for Architecture, encourages his students to understand the importance of finding strategic, comfortable solutions to problems surrounding interior space planning and facilities management when they enter the workforce. Facilities management as an industry provides the tools and services that support the functionality, safety, and sustainability of buildings, grounds, infrastructure, and real estate. Read More

    September 27, 2022

    GAID Presents "Unplugged Design" with Gitte Kath

    Author: Emily Herbein

    Gitte Kath, a decorated graphic, textile, and set designer, will present 120 theater posters from the renowned Teatret Møllen to Graphic and Interactive Design students on September 30 in discussion with Professors Scott Laserow and Dermot Mac Cormack. She will discuss her layered career in the visual arts and her design practice, and answer questions from students about the professional design field. Kath's panel is open to the public and will begin at 6:00 pm in the lobby, followed by an opening reception.  Read More

    September 14, 2022

    Scout Cartagena (BFA '22) Probes Memory, Illness, and Accessibility in Print and Glass

    Author: Emily Herbein

    Scout Cartagena’s (BFA ‘22) multimedia work explores themes of memory, connection, and their identity as a queer, Afro-Latinx, non-able-bodied person. While at Tyler, Cartagena, a Glass major, focused on Glass and Printmaking and earned a certificate in Art Education to pursue a career in teaching. Now, Cartagena has won a prestigious Emerging Artist in Residence scholarship from the Pilchuck Glass School in Washington State, working alongside artists from all around the world.  Read More

    September 12, 2022

    Tyler's Second-Year MFA Cohort Displays Dissonant Exhibition, "NO SIGNAL"

    Author: Emily Herbein

    Christen Baker (MFA ‘23) curated the exhibition NO SIGNAL, now on view in the Stella Elkins Tyler Gallery, with the intention of engaging the second-year MFA cohort across Tyler’s nine fine arts programs in cross-disciplinary collaboration. Baker, whose major is in Glass, envisioned a theme that would be “broad enough” to encompass many artist’s work, and the concept of NO SIGNAL pulls from “the collective phenomenon of dissonance, uncertainty, and affect”.  Read More

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